Opinion

NFTs are part of a larger economic development in finance capital

Before NFTs are written off as a flash in the pan, it might be worth considering that NFTs were never designed to be very useful in traditional investment frameworks.

Computer vision software has the potential to reinvent the way cities move

The same frustrations have plagued urban roadways for decades. But technology is finally providing new ways to address the challenges of crowding, pollution and parking enforcement on city streets.

Investors and business leaders: It’s time to take coaching mainstream

Business leaders are led to believe that reaching out for support is a sign of weakness. That stigma is a huge part of the problem.

To rebuild manufacturing, the US needs to beef up the Small Business Innovation Research program

We have only a small window of time to restore manufacturing as a foundation of American prosperity, and a remarkable but underappreciated federal program has a big role to play.

The next era of moderation will be verified

Verification goes beyond the "blue checkmark," and the urgency to implement verification is bigger than just stopping the spread of questionable content. It can also help companies ensure they’re st

Tech companies should oppose the new wave of anti-LGBTQ legislation

The tech industry should be more vigilant than ever in opposing discriminatory state-level anti-LGBTQ legislation that would target workers and their families.

Three energy-innovation takeaways from Texas’ deep freeze

Unpredictability and complexity are quickening, and technology has its place, but not simply as an individual safeguard or false security blanket.

4 signs your product is not as accessible as you think

More than one-fourth of the U.S. adult population lives with some form of disability, and businesses that are ignorant or slow to respond to accessibility needs are producing products for a smaller gr

Does Atlantic Canada have a blueprint for rural revival in the post-pandemic era?

Despite government programs, local entrepreneurs stress that the region’s modest success is primarily driven by the private sector. Each province tends to have a godfather/cheerleader who has champi

Big Tech companies cannot be trusted to self-regulate: We need Congress to act

The federal government and regulatory powers need to hold Big Tech accountable to their commitments by immediately enacting policy change.

Facebook can save itself by becoming a B Corporation

In changing Facebook into a for-benefit corporation, Mark Zuckerberg could insulate himself against presidential rage while rehabilitating his reputation — and his company's.

Broaden your view of ‘best’ to make smarter, more inclusive investments

Research shows that diverse teams, companies and founders pay, so why are all of the VC home runs from white men, or Asian men in Asia, plus a few Asian men in the U.S.?

Why I felt fine about not disclosing my pregnancy to investors

Without knowing anyone who’d gone through a similar experience, I had to decide how I would handle my status as a pregnant person when speaking with investors.

Fintech companies must balance the pursuit of profit against ethical data usage

Big Tech has written the playbook for what not to do with our data, while also laying a framework for how to build exceptional experiences.

Reducing the spread of misinformation on social media: What would a do-over look like?

If we could teleport back in time to relaunch social media platforms with the goal of minimizing the spread of misinformation and conspiracy theories from the outset … what would they look like?

Investors are missing out on Black founders

Black founders need to own their resiliency and leverage the power that has resulted from their unique experiences.

Use today’s tech solutions to meet the climate crisis and do it profitably

Here are just four innovations from our solar-powered plane that the market can start using now before it’s too late.

European VC funds are building community around ESG initiatives

Unlike impact investing, which is squarely focused on the (external) effects of a business, ESG concerns mostly internal practices and processes.

The rise of the activist developer

To ensure anyone who wants to create change has the tools, resources and skillsets to do so, we must renew our focus on closing the skills gap and addressing deep inequalities in our society.

Biden’s commitment to diversity sets the tone for business leaders

Every business should have a DEI game plan in 2021. Here’s ours.
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